M P Birla Launches its Super-premium Cement Brand M P Birla Cement launched its new super-premium brand, Perfect Plus, simultaneously from its Maihar (Madhya Pradesh) and Chanderia (Rajasthan) plants. The superior technology product contains enhanced deflocculated ultra-fine particles of cement, with ‘Hyper Active Molecules’, which results in the formation of superior binding gel (C-S-H) that enhances the performance of concrete.
Bajaj Finserv Slashes Personal Loan Interest Rate to 12.99% Bajaj Finserv, through its lending arm, Bajaj Finance Ltd. is offering personal loans at a special interest rate of 12.99% for a loan value of Rs. 10 lakhs and above. The applicants can avail loan amount of Rs. 5 lakhs and above at an interest rate of 13.49% and a loan amount of Rs. 10 lakhs
Key Reforms to Boost Real Estate in the Year 2018 Blowing away all the negativities that the real estate sector had gathered over the last couple of years due to long extended policy paralysis situation, the year 2018 is expected to see the rise of real estate sector in the country and as the beginning of a new dawn for the industry with the implementation of major policies including enactment of Real Estate Regulations and Development Act (RERA), reaffirms Ms. Ishanee Sharma, Partner, V&K Law &
HDFC ERGO Launches DIA, A New Artificial Intelligence Chatbot Serivice on Amazon Alexa HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, India’s third largest non-life insurance provider in the private sector, today announces the launch of its AI enabled Chatbot ‘DIA’ on Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, Alexa. The presence of ‘DIA’ on Alexa, aims to offer a 24/7 customer assistance with instant solutions to customer queries, thereby creating an enhanced customer service experience with HDFC ERGO.
Auxilo Finserve Plans to Disburse Rs. 100 Cr. of Education Loan through its Pune Centre Inaugurating the centre, Mr. Neeraj Saxena, MD & CEO of Auxilo Finserve said, “We feel this centre will essentially support hundreds of valuable dreams of this city’s youth that can fulfill individual’s quest to grow and boost country’s innovation model. Pune is also considered as home to Defence institutions, and our endeavor is to contribute the best possible for the children of this brave community.”
The reason as to why India can’t out perform China in manufacturing is NOT because of infrastructure, it’s NOT because of skilled labors, it’s NOT because of corruption, and it’s also NOT because of “superiority of the Chinese mentality”.
Udyog Software Signs Partnership with Compuage for uBooks Udyog Software (India) Ltd., part of Adaequare Group and a leader in Tax Technology and Compliance Automation has tied up with Compuage Infocom Ltd., India’s leading IT and Mobility Distribution Company as its partner in India. With this tie-up, the company is looking at strengthening and reaching out to SMEs & Mid-size market across India. Udyog Software’s new launch
Axalta Inaugurates New Coating Manufacturing Facility in India Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India. Approximately 70 guests, including local government officials, customers, university representatives, media, and employees attended the opening ceremony, which Axalta Chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver presided.
NBCC Set to Enter New Growth Phase After CMD A.K. Mittal’s Tenure Extended The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet has extended the tenure of Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, Chairman and Managing Director of NBCC (India) Limited in recognition of his invaluable contribution and pioneering work towards creating a world-class organisation.
OLX Launches Webwise, an Initiative to Promote Online Safety OLX, India’s leading online classifieds, launches its consumer safety initiative, OLX Webwise. The initiative aims to raise awareness among users about measures to keep oneself safe while transacting online. Under Webwise, OLX will be promoting online safety through its initiatives which includes, Product updates, User safety guidelines, Awareness programs with Law Enforcement Authorities and Customer support.
With Launch of New “Stackable Credential” Pilot Program, CAIA Association Introduces another Alternative Investment Industry First The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a global leader in alternative investment education and the first to offer a credential focused on the space, today announced the launch of a new pilot program that will allow a small number of qualified candidates to
JSPL Closes the QIP, to Raise Rs. 1,200 Crore Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) today closed the Qualified Institutions Placement (QIP) issue launched three days ago on March 20th 2018. The company will raise Rs. 1,200 crore through the QIP. The board of JSPL approved the issuance of shares at Rs. 233 per share, which was Rs. 5.85 above the floor price. The order book was oversubscribed with significant interest coming from domestic and foreign long term investors.
Peps Industries Pvt. Ltd., India’s top-selling spring mattress manufacturing company celebrated Peps Wake Up Day at Cubbon Park, Bengaluru over the weekend. The event saw a participation of around 1000 people across all age groups.
Nuvoco CFO Wins CFO100 Roll of Honour Award The CFO of Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. (formerly Lafarge India Limited), one of the leading building materials manufacturers in the country, Mr. Maneesh Agrawal has been felicitated with the ‘CFO100 2018’ Roll of Honour award in the category of Collaboration by CFO India. Mr. Agrawal was awarded for his role in supporting business and functional teams to achieve targeted goals; thereby creating shareholders value.
Indian Industry Comes Together to Launch ‘AARC’, A First of its Kind Recycling Initiative Leading corporations are co-founding members of this initiative – CavinKare, Dabur India, Diageo India, Halewood Laboratories, John Distilleries, Karnataka Milk Federation, Parag Milk, Radico Khaitan and Schreiber Dynamix Dairies; with many more expected to join The alliance envisions to transform the recycling landscape by pooling resources to build an efficient waste management ecosystem
Pearl Academy Celebrates 25 Years of its Legacy with ‘Influence’ at AIFW ‘18 which completes 25 years in the industry this year, celebrated its legacy with ‘Influence’ – a show by 17 alumni of the institution, at AIFW ’18. Continuing the association with Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) through Amazon India Fashion Week, Pearl Academy organized ‘Influence’ to bring together some of the biggest names in the industry for one show that celebrated the legacy of the institution.
26th Convergence India 2018 Expo The 26th Convergence India 2018 expo, co-located alongside the 2nd Internet of Things 2018 expo, closed its doors today at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi following an exceptional three days of dialogue, debate, networking and showcasing of innovative products and solutions from the world of telecom, IT, broadcast and digital media, and the Internet of Things.
ATMA Reaches out to Women with Message of Tyre Safety On the occasion of International Women’s Day, tyre industry represented by Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) reached out to women urging them to take care of the tyres for safety and comfort of their families on the roads.
Nuvoco Wins the Best in Class Continuous Improvement Award at the 7th MSC Awards 2018 Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. (formerly Lafarge India Limited), one of the leading building materials manufacturers, won the ‘Best in Class Continuous Improvement Award’ during the 7th Manufacturing Supply Chain (MSC) Awards 2018 recently organised by Future Supply Chain (FSC) and KamiKaze Media group in Mumbai.
Su-Kam Undertakes One-of-a-kind Malaysia Tour Initiative for 800 Channel Partners Su—Kam, one of India’s leading companies in power backup and solar solutions embarked on a one-of-a kind initiative of offering a fully - supported trip to Malaysia to its esteemed channel partners. As a part of the initiative titled ‘Kshitij’, over 800 channel partners undertook the five-day excursion to Malaysia
Ted Baker Opens his First Store in India in Partnership with Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited Already well-known for his international excursions and extensive search for gems across the globe, Ted Baker is proud to announce the beginning of an exciting new chapter, as he expands his global empire with his first store in India. Situated inside the prestigious Chanakya Mall in New Delhi, the 1,600 square foot store will be the latest home for Ted’s menswear, womenswear and accessory collec
Paisabazaar.com Opens 2 Lakh Savings Accounts in 2017-18 India’s largest online lending marketplace Paisabazaar.com announced today it has helped customers open over 2 lakh savings accounts through its platform in 2017-18.Paisabazaar.com launched savings accounts on its platform in mid-2016
Karix Mobile launches its Cloud Communication Platform - karix.io World’s largest messaging solution and mobile engagement company - Karix Mobile (formerly known as mGage India) headquartered in Mumbai, India - has announced the launch of its cloud communications platform as a service (CPaaS) – karix.io. The platform was showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Feb 26 - March 1, 2018) and would initially offer programmable SMS
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to Inaugurate 26th Convergence India 2018 Expo The 26th Convergence India 2018 expo, co-located alongside the 2nd Internet of Things 2018 expo, will have Union Minister of State for Railways and Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications Manoj Sinha as Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 7 March 2018.Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Chairman, Telecom Commission & Secretary, Department of Telecom will deliver the keynote ad
HTC Launches Vive Business Edition in India HTC Corporation ("HTC"), a pioneer in innovative, smart technologies, has today announced Vive Business Edition ("Vive BE") to capture the huge demand from industries worldwide to employ virtual reality technology in commercial applications. Available from today, Vive BE allows individuals and organizations to order Vive VR systems with additional services adapted for business and commercial environments. Alongside the full Vive VR system, Vive BE come
Kor Energy Bags ET Now’s Green Future Leadership Award for Best Rooftop Solar EPC Company Kor Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd., a Noida based Rooftop Solar EPC Company has been honoured with ‘Best Rooftop Solar EPC Company award’ 2018. The award was a part of ‘ET Now Rise with India’, a Solar Leadership Award. The Award was sponsored by ET Now
Indias KALI Coin ICO with its First International Exchange - CoinRecoil Looks to Transform the Trading in Cryptocurrencies Private sale of KALI Coin Initial Coin Offering (ICO) received an overwhelming response from investors across the globe and was successfully completed in just 5 days of its opening, which was planned for one full week. The ICO became an instant hit among investors and received participation from World over for its unique country
Dyson: UK’s Leading Technology Company Launches its Latest Product Line-up in India Founded by British inventor and entrepreneur, Sir James Dyson OM, Dyson has brought its latest ‘problem solving’ technology to India; including its cord-free vacuum cleaners (Dyson V7 &V8 range), revolutionary hairdryer (Dyson Supersonic™), and its range of intelligent air purifiers (Dyson Pure Cool™ Link).
Royal Enfield Strengthens its Dealership Network in Maharashtra Royal Enfield announced the opening of its new store in Worli, one of the busiest business hub in Mumbai. Situated on Annie Besant Road, the store is centrally located and easily accessible. With the launch of this new store, Royal Enfield now has a total of 24 stores in Mumbai and 91 in Maharashtra.
Zaheer and Sagarika Mark their First Valentine’s Day with Platinum It becomes extra special when it’s your first valentine’s day as husband and wife! For the newly wedded couple Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge, this day, had to be marked with rare and precious platinum. Having been blessed with Platinum Evara during their wedding, the couple fell in love with it for its simple elegance and exclusivity.
12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility by Institute Of Directors (India) held in BengaluruAfter organising the largely—attended Indo-Global Business Meet at the House of Lords, UK & the IOD Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability at London in October, 2017, and Global Convention on Risk Management and Business Meet at Singapore in December, 2017, the Institute Of Directors organised it’s 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibili
Birla Corporation Registers Volume Growth of 22%, EBIDTA up by 8% at Rs. 152.83 Crores Birla Corporation Limited today declared its results for the quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2017. The consolidated results include the financials of Reliance Cement Company Private Limited (RCCPL), a wholly—owned material subsidiary of the Company.
Clovia gets you a New BFF to Curse, Cuss and Cuddle with During Your Periods Let’s face it: Periods are not fun. Every month for four days you feel exhausted, emotional, irritable and crampy. And worst of all they have the potential to ruin your favorite underwear. Clovia, India’s fastest growing lingerie brand is attempting to address this by introducing a new range reusable, stain resistant period panties. With funny meme like text on the backside
Gift your Loved Ones a Healthy Heart this Valentine’s Day with California Walnuts Ditch the old-fashioned chocolates and flowers! This Valentine's Day, treat your special someone to a gift that's both heartfelt and good for the heart. Find the perfect balance between heavenly and healthy by gifting your #BAE heart nourishing walnuts that go beyond regular temptations and make them skip a beat the healthy way.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Advised Emami Limited in Acquisition of 26% Stake in Brillare Science Private Limited Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised Emami Limited in acquisition of 26% stake in Brillare Science Private Limited (Brillare Science). Founded in 2009, and based in Ahmedabad, Brillare Science produces hair and skin care products, and sells them to professional salons. It owns popular brands ‘Brillare Science’, ‘Elementi Puro’ and ‘Root Deep’.
Budget for All: Focus on Agriculture, Rural Economy, Inclusive Health, Infrastructure and MSMEs Encouraging: PHD ChamberWhile welcoming the Union Budget 2018-19, Mr. Anil Khaitan, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said, “That the government has provided a budget for all. The focus on agriculture, rural economy, health, infrastructure and MSMEs is highly appreciable.
Education Sector Likely to get more Funding in the Upcoming Budget In 2017, the school sector had a budget allocation of INR 46,356 crore. Government’s intend on further strengthening this sector further is evident and pundits are expecting a raise of 14% in the allocation for school education in Budget 2018
Enterslice Starts Operations in many European and South East Asia Countries Award winning legal technology and CPA company Enterslice are now making their services available in key emerging markets of Europe and South East Asia offering a very valuable edge to entrepreneurs who want their businesses to perform optimally.
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. announced its premium menswear brand, Louis Philippe’s foray into Nepal with the launch of its first exclusive brand outlet at Labim Mall, Lalitpur on 28th January 2018. After having established its presence across international markets such as UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait & Sri Lanka, the brand is all set to launch in Nepal.
Vodafone CEO Compliments Indian Government for Marked Improvement in ease of doing Business World Economic Forum, Davos: During his speech at a WEF Governors meeting this morning, Mr. Vittorio Colao, Vodafone Group Plc‘s CEO, complimented India and Prime Minister Modi’s government for a marked improvement in the ease of doing business in the country during the last four years.
Nivesh.com takes Mutual Funds to “Bharat”; Awarded Prestigious Startup Superhero 2018 by Akshay Kumar Noida-based mass market mutual funds platform Nivesh.com today announced that it has crossed the 1000-customer mark in less than nine months of operations. For the transforming impact of the startup in rural India, the startup received prestigious Startup Superhero 2018 award from Superstar Akshay Kumar.
Wheebox Survey Reveals - Almost 85% of Higher Education Candidates not Equipped to take Career Decisions In a recent survey done by Wheebox, a global talent assessment company for India Skills Report 2018, a whopping 85% candidates state that they are not equipped to take career decisions. On sources of career information over 50% candidates seek and build career decisions for employment from colleges followed by 21% from different web portals and only 17% from their immediate and extended fam
Bollywood Stars Shine Bright at ‘Shop Qatar 2018 Festival’s Bollywood-themed week comes as part of Qatar’s efforts to attract visitors from the Indian Subcontinent Superstars Kareena Kapoor and Sonu Nigam were in Doha, Qatar last week to be part of the Shop Qatar 2018 Bollywood Week. Their appearance at the annual shopping festival, organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), comes as part of the country’s efforts to attract more visitors from the Indian Subcontinent.
Morepen Labs Boards the Growth Ladder with the Peer Group in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sector Morepen Labs Boards the Growth Ladder with the Peer Group in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sector Company reports consecutive growth performance in Q3 FY 2017-18 profits with a 107 per cent jump in its bottom line
Arvind Bajaj Money Rain Financial Services Help Investors Build Rich Stock Portfolio Most of the individuals, who definitely want to invest in stocks, given the rich returns they provide, are unaware about how to start and where to invest. Arvind Bajaj Money Rain Financial Services (ABMR), a financial services company having its office in Surat, Gujarat, has taken up this task of easing the dilemma of common man in stock market investment. This financial services company
Cinépolis Celebrates National Popcorn Day Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit, celebrated National Popcorn Day with its patrons across Delhi and Mumbai, with a Popcorn Party hosted at Grand Venice Mall, Greater Noida and Viviana Mall, Thane on January 19.Creative and peppy to the core, Cinépolis has been celebrating National Popcorn Day since 2016. This year, Cinépolis unveiled #cinepolispopcornday by going beyond classic concessions and st
PayTren to Implement Alcatel-Lucent Rainbow Platform Alcatel-Lucent Rainbow is a hybrid cloud solution which provides highly functional communication and collaboration services including instant messaging, rich presence voice and video services, and document sharing applications, as well as multi-party, multi-media conferencing capabilities. Rainbow is also an open Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) based on industry standards. Through its various sets of APIs and SDK, it provides the
By deepening its cooperation with Weizmann Forex Ltd. in India, Wirecard will enable consumers to receive more international money remittances at thousands of locations nationwide. the world’s largest remittance market with $62.7 billion of inward remittances received in 2016. Given the fact that international money remittances are crucial for Wirecard’s financial inclusion efforts in India
Turkey Cold Chain Market Led by Emergence of E-Commerce, Food Delivery and Growing Trend Turkey cold chain industry is in its nascent stages and hence lacks proper infrastructure. The condition of roads is poor in rural parts of the country and the vehicle fleet is gradually becoming obsolete, as newer products in the market require a transportation fleet with the latest technology
OPPLE Lighting Celebrates Success with its Channel Partners OPPLE, a global integrated lighting solutions company, and one of World’s Leading LED Lighting brand organized all India trade partners conclave to celebrate the brighter side of life with its channel partners. Involving 100+ partners, this event celebrated the success of 2017 and awarded channel partners for their contribution to the brand sales.
Snapdeal Announces Curated Lohri-Sankranti Store Snapdeal’s Lohri-Sankranti store has a range of festive clothes, decor and Hawan essentials - all put together at prices that will make you smile. The store features a wide range of products covering everything you might possibly like to buy for the new bride or the new born. While the store has an extensive selection of traditional
Pidilite Industries Announces Acquisition of Majority Stake in CIPY Polyurethanes Pvt. Ltd. Pidilite announced that the board of directors at its meeting held today approved the acquisition of 70% stake in equity shares of CIPY Polyurethanes Pvt. Ltd. (“CIPY”) subject to completion of certain conditions precedent.CIPY was incorporated on 29th November, 1994 and it is engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of floor coatings using polyurethanes, epoxies, polyurea and polyaspartic polymer
Videocon Hi5 Ties up with Flipkart as its Exclusive Online Partner for Sale of its Smartphone Accessories Videocon Hi5, the youthful brand engaged in Smartphone accessories tied up with Flipkart, India's leading e-commerce market place, as its exclusive online partner for the sale of its Smartphone accessories. In the phase 1 of this tie up
Chola MS General Insurance Honoured with Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2017 The Golden Peacock Awards were instituted in 1991 by the Institute of Directors (IOD), now regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide, are presented annually to recognize the best Corporates through competition. Chola MS has been awarded the Winner under the Sector – “Insurance (General)”, at the Awards presentation ceremony as part
Year-end Quote on Behalf of Tata Steel Mr. T.V. Narendran, MD & CEO, Tata Steel says, "2017 saw a recovery in global steel demand, prices and trade leading to better than expected performance by India’s steel sector. The year not only saw India becoming the third largest steel producer in the world, it managed to successfully reverse the trend of increasing imports as it became a net exporter. Globally, G20 through the GFSEC has been working on addressing the excess steel capacity and we expect
UAE Exchange India Celebrates Christmas at St. Teresa's School Music of carols echoed when minds were lingering on the tunes of Christmas cherishing peace and goodwill. UAE Exchange India celebrated the joy of Christmas with the sparkles of St. Teresa's School with cheer and wonders on December 12th 2017. As part of Christmas celebration for the primary students, the company presented Christmas gifts to many assembled deprived ones.
Coffee Day Square Introduces the Finest Culinary Experience in Town Say hello to Coffee Day Square, an exquisite offering by Cafe Coffee Day that is all set to launch its irresistible new menu celebrating the taste of finer things in life. An exotic range of alternate brewing techniques, tantalizing international cuisines, global cooking techniques, international standard presentation and a tempting selection of wellness and indulgent F&B options
PerkinElmer Exploring Opportunities to Invest India a US based Global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, is exploring opportunities to invest in India in the next 3-5 years. PerkinElmer has already invested over USD 100 million in last few years and is mulling to invest the same amount in future. They will continue to invest in India
Lung Care Foundation and Petronet LNG Awarded with Guinness World Record of Creating the 'Largest Human Image of an Organ (Lung) In an endeavor to create awareness around ill-effects of air pollution and generating people's attention towards its medical impact, Lung Care Foundation today organized World's largest air pollution awareness program #MySolutionToPollution: 'I care for Lungs'. Under this campaign, Lung Care Foundation created various touchpoints and have successfully managed to impac
Snapdeal Happy New Year Sale Kicks off this Weekend With winter at its peak, Snapdeal unveils its Happy New Year Sale this weekend (23rd-25th December) with big discounts on winter fashion items like jackets, sweatshirts and thermals. The sale also has great discounts on winter essentials like geysers and heaters to keep you warm. Continuing the focus on high quality smartphones below Rs 10,000, the sale provides great deals
Snapdeal Happy New Year Sale Kicks off this Weekend With winter at its peak, Snapdeal unveils its Happy New Year Sale this weekend (23rd-25th December) with big discounts on winter fashion items like jackets, sweatshirts and thermals. The sale also has great discounts on winter essentials like geysers and heaters to keep you warm. Continuing the focus on high quality smartphones below Rs 10,000, the sale provides great deals on Kodak
Kodaks Camera-first Smartphone at 40 percent Discount on Snapdeal KODAK EKTRA, a photography-led smartphone will now be available exclusively on Snapdeal from 21st December, 2017 and that too at a whopping discount of over 40%. The camera first phone blends Kodak's rich history in imaging with the latest innovations in smartphone photography, making it ideal for those with a passion for photography. For Rs 9999, you get a solid 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor
Bharat Jal Launches its Maiden Water ATM's - India’s Gateway to Clean Drinking Water Clean Drinking Water’ was declared as a Human Right by the UNO in the year 2010 and yet, the WHO lists it as one of the Top 10 Global Needs. Ironic as it may sound, getting access to clean drinking water in India is a privilege. Today, with the advent and penetration of technology, most of the urban and rural populace in India has access to smartphones but the basic need of clean drinking water still eludes them
GlobalEdge, today announced that it has been featured in the GSPR report 2015 as a true engineering partner capable of complete product development, executing on new and innovative business models. The report is an annual initiative by Zinnov